HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE NAVIGABLE RIVERS, CANALS, AND RAILWAYS THROUGHOUT GREAT BRITAIN

HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE NAVIGABLE RIVERS, CANALS, AND RAILWAYS THROUGHOUT GREAT BRITAIN

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as a reference to Nichols, Priestley & Walkers' New Map of Inland Navigation, derived from original and parliamentary documents in the possession of Joseph Priestley, esq.

Priestley, Joseph

Longman, Rees...., 1831.

4to [29x23cm] ppxii 775 x. frontispiece map and folding plate of canal sections at end. 


The most complete guide to the British canal system of the early 19th-century, written to accompany the newly issued map of inland navigation.

an ex-library copy, but the only evidence being two small library stamps, and a bar-code sticker on the verso of the title-page. some foxing to the preliminary pages, otherwise very clean and fresh, and the book has recently been rebound in a handsome half-calf binding